Vanoise Ski Touring
This guidebook provides an introduction to ski touring in France's Savoie and covers the Vanoise National Park and surrounding area. 11 routes across all the major areas of the region including tours of all levels of difficulty and styles, from one-day trips to multi-day, hut-to-hut journeys, plus the best ski-mountaineering ascents.
SeasonsGenerally February until May, but may vary according to snow conditions.
CentresValmorel, St Francois-Longchamp, Le Collet d’Allevard, Les Septs Laux, Granier, La Plagne, Valloire, Val d’Isere, the Ambin valley, Averole valley, Carro/Evettes.
DifficultyAll grades from easy to strenuous. Ski touring and ski mountaineering can be extremely dangerous. Always be sure that you are properly equipped, and are trained and experienced in mountain safety.
Must SeeCompleting a ski tour with perfect snow, in perfect weather!
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Most peoples' lives contain at least one significant turning point. Paul Henderson's came in 1995 - on his 32nd birthday - when he moved to France to join his wife, Alice, in Chambéry.The guides he has put together for Cicerone were motivated by a desire to share the joy he has found ski touring and cycling in the French Alps.View author profile
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